MOLand its Nihon Tug-Boat announced that the Nihon Tug-Boat-operated LNG-fueled tugboat Ishin was supplied for the first time with Carbon Neutral LNG fuel by Osaka Gas and Daigas Energy.
Boiling liquid expanding vapour explosion (BLEVE) is a unique phenomenon that takes place especially on gas carrier ships or ships having tanks with highly pressurized liquid cargo. BLEVE is a dangerous condition on board ships which should be avoided at any cost.
MOL reached an agreement with Ehime Prefecture and Nihon Shipyard Co., Ltd. to build four 7,000-unit capacity car carriers using environment-friendly LNG as their main fuel.
After the first two LNG car carriers entered service in 2020, Volkswagen Group Logistics has now ordered four more ships with dual-fuel engines that can be powered with environmentally-friendly liquid gas.
LNG and LPG gas is carried by LNG carriers or liquefied natural gas carrier and LPG tankers with special cargo tanks having higher safety specifications & rules
A Floating Storage Regasification Unit (FSRU) is the vital component required while transiting and transferring Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) through the oceanic channels. Find out more about FSRU inside the article.
The shipping industry has created a milestone as it set a new shipping rate of $350,000 per day because of a surge in LNG shipping. However, this record-breaking rate is likely to be short-lived as it’s expected to subside by Spring.
The largest LNG carriers of the world – the Q-Max vessels belong to the Qatari oil shipping cumulate, Qatar Gas. The Q-Max ships are so named to reflect their native country of operation and the maximum vessel length which can easily be accommodated into the Qatari harbour and port facilities.
On October 28, NYK took delivery of Sakura Leader, a pure car and truck carrier (PCTC) capable of navigating oceans with only LNG as the ship’s main fuel.